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First Responders

Always On Emergency Communications for Real-Time Situational Awareness

Backed by a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability and industry-leading customer service, Telesat works collaboratively with first responders and public safety officers to deliver real-time secure connectivity for data and voice services that are mission critical in every crisis scenario.

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With Telesat Lightspeed™, our Low Earth Orbit satellite network, first responders can easily extend the geographical reach of public safety networks, and maintain communications during natural or manmade disasters that impact terrestrial wireless infrastructure.


Transforming Emergency Communications with Next-Generation Features:
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Low Latency

Twenty times more responsive than today’s GEO satellites with fibre-like performance ensures enterprise-grade connectivity for unconstrained video streaming, secure VPN connectivity, cloud-based applications.

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High Speed

With multiple Gbps in downlink and uplink speeds and multiple Tbps of capacity in the network ensures first responders, anywhere in the world receive consistent, high quality connectivity.

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Highly resilient network with multiple interconnected satellites always in view and multiple ground nodes ensures your first responders are always connected.

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Quick Service Deployment

Compliant with Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) standards for seamless plug and play integration allows seamless extension of public safety networks.

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Global, Scalable

Every point on Earth is covered. Sophisticated antennas on each satellite with agile beams can dynamically focus additional capacity precisely where users require it.

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Telesat Lightspeed delivers transformational total cost of ownership via a highly efficient network, low cost hardware and flexible business models that maximize utilization of the network.

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In the News

Reliable and secure data and voice communications for first responders have reached new heights

Through the newly established Halton-Peel Public Safety Broadband Network Innovation Alliance, along with Telesat and Motorola Solutions engineers, the teams successfully enabled the extension of mission critical PSBN LTE data services over Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO satellite.

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If you would like to learn more about any of our solutions, please get in touch with us today!

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